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4/2 – Devour (NEW WORKS SERIES)

03/31/2013

This Tuesday, April 2nd, please join us for our reading in our NEW WORKS SERIES: “Devour” by Chelsea Marcantel.

PCW New Works

Once a month, Play Club West is proud to present the reading of a NEW WORK (plays, screenplays, teleplays, one acts, tv pilots), followed by a post-reading talkback.

Anaïs von Windsor is a tabloid queen from the moment she’s born, but nothing can top her confession to the triple-murder of her ex-boyfriends. Unless of course she’s making it up. Through a series of non-linear vignettes, we are exposed to both sides of Anaïs: the hard-partying attention-whore she’s proud of, and the frighteningly wounded young girl she tries so hard to ignore. But does deciding for ourselves whether or not she’s a monster get us any closer to the truth?

WHERE:
J.E.T. Studios, Hagen Studio
5126 Lankershim Blvd
North Hollywood

WHEN:
Tuesday, April 2nd
7:00pm

PARKING:
There is metered parking on Lankershim and Magnolia, and after 6:00pm, the meters are FREE. There is a parking lot across from J.E.T. that costs $7, as well as valet parking at numerous restaurants and bars on Magnolia for $5 (Brickyard Pub, Bow & Truss both do valet). You can also find free residential parking on most of the side streets in NoHo. We are also a few blocks down the street from the Metro Red Line (at Lankershim & Chandler).

ADMISSION:
As always, admission for our weekly table readings is FREE, and there will be wine to purchase for a suggested donation.

CAST:
ANAIS – Meghan Allison*
ASPEN – Anna Bowen
ORCHID – Caitlin Reilly
JILL/BARBARA – Kate Purnell
GEORGE – AJ Jimenez*
ADELPHOS/SIGMUND/KYLE – Cody Clark*
REPORTER/VIDEO VOICE – Von Lewis

STAGE DIRECTIONS – Christine Kilmer

*Play Club West BOARD/VIP

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:
CHELSEA MARCANTEL has received awards from The Women’s Theatre Alliance of Chicago, Collaboraction, The Chicago Union League Civic and Arts Foundation, and has been included in festivals across the United States. She has been written up as an exemplary self-producing playwright by TimeOut Chicago (2010) and Dramatists Magazine (2011), after Todd London of New Dramatists mentioned her in his keynote address to the Dramatists Guild National Convention. She has been a member of the Dramatists Guild of America since 2011.

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